The Slow Money Movement

By Brenna Atnikov

Profit literally means “to make progress”. But in a world of fast money where people and planet are often removed from transactions, are we really progressing?

Above: Slow Money with Woody Tasch from Chris Hsiung on Vimeo. Woody is founder and chairman of the Slow Money Alliance and “the prophet of modest profit”.

By slowing money down we can reshape our local economy and establish communities and businesses that address our most pressing social and environmental problems. On February 3, 2011 200 Calgarians came together to learn what’s possible.

In case you missed it, listen here!

Slow Money for Slow Food with Kris Vester from Chris Hsiung on Vimeo. Kris is owner of Blue Mountain Biodynamic Farms and president of Slow Food Calgary.

Community Mortgages with Rob Sinclair from Chris Hsiung on Vimeo. Rob is owner of Conscious Brands™ and a community mortgage innovator.


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